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The Grateful Dead “Fare Thee Well” Report Card

John Lennon died on Dec. 8, 1980, breaking the hearts of millions of fans and laying to rest any hope of a Beatles reunion. During the ensuing years, the remaining members of the band carried on by continuing to perform individually and sometimes collectively, ...

Some folks look for answers

When promoter Peter Shapiro became aware of the article I wrote last month, “Ladies and Gentlemen, Not the Grateful Dead,” taking him to task for the way ticket sales were handled for the Grateful Dead’s “Fare Thee Well” shows, scheduled for July 3-5 at Chicago’s ...

Ladies and gentlemen, not the Grateful Dead

It has been almost 20 years since legendary Grateful Dead lead guitarist Jerry Garcia transitioned to the big acid test in the sky. And since Jerry left us the debate has raged over whether the remaining members of the band — Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Bill Kreutzmann and ...

Can a business do well and do good?

As we pass another milestone in the Boulder Weekly journey — this one with a big 21 prominently displayed — I have a confession to make about this newspaper that has never been shared with our readers: Boulder Weekly is a corporation...

Why the ‘Weekly’ makes political endorsements

“It is only in our decisions that we are important...

The work that makes a difference

“How wonderful that no one need wait a single moment to improve the world...

Jerry Garcia’s 70th

If ever there is tomorrow when we’re not together ... there is something you must always remember. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. But the most important thing is, even if we’re apart ... I’ll always be with you...

4/20 smoke-screen

There are so many angles from which to contemplate the wrong that CU is perpetrating with respect to its tactics to end the “4/20 smokeout” that one hardly knows where to begin...

A better time, a better hero

And now, batting fourth for the Twins, playing left field, No. 3, HARMON KILLEBREW...

Bikes and ‘boarders

Editor’s note: This letter was e-mailed to each individual member of Boulder City Council...

He moved me brightly

%uFFFD Reflections on the 15th anniversary of Jerry Garcia’s death...

Dear readers, supporters and community partners:

As we bid goodbye to 2009 and set our sights not only on a new year but a new decade, I would like to share with you some of what has happened during the past year at Boulder's only independent newspaper, as well as what you can expect to see from us in the coming ...
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